Knight-Hennessy Scholarship 2025 – Applications Portal Open!

I am excited to share that the portal for submitting online applications for the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship for the 2025 batch is now open! You have until October 9, 2024, to apply for this prestigious program. This article provides a comprehensive guide on how to apply for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program and the associated degree programs at Stanford University.

Range of Degree Programs Offered

The Knight-Hennessy Scholarship covers a wide array of degree programs and subjects. Whether you’re aiming for a Master’s, MBA, MFA, MPP, MD, PhD, or JD, there’s a suitable program for you at Stanford. Now is the perfect time to start preparing your application documentation.

Financial Grant of Knight-Hennessy Scholarship Program

The Knight-Hennessy Scholarship Program offers numerous benefits, encouraging students worldwide to apply for this life-changing opportunity:

  • Fully funded tuition
  • Stipend for living expenses
  • Periodic stipends for up to 3 years
  • Funding for educational expenses such as books, academic supplies, instructional material, and personal expenses
  • Local transportation stipend
  • Annual economy class airfare to and from Stanford
  • Supplementary academic grants

Acceptance Rate and Salient Features of Knight Hennessy Scholarship 2025 Cohort

With an acceptance rate of just 4%, the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship is highly competitive and here are some key features:

  • Host Country: The United States of America
  • Host Institute: Stanford University
  • Course Level: Postgraduate (MS, MBA, MA, MFA, MPP, MD, PhD, JD)
  • Duration: 2-5 years
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to 90 annually
  • Available Faculties: School of Engineering, School of Medicine, School of Law, School of Medicinal Biosciences, Graduate School of Business, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Graduate School of Education, School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences

Eligibility Criteria

Before applying, ensure you meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Nationality: Open to all nationalities, ethnicities, and genders
  • Educational Requirements:
    • Must be enrolled in a graduate degree program at Stanford
    • Students who joined Stanford in 2023 are not eligible
    • Bachelor’s degree must not be completed before 2016 (2014 for military candidates)
  • Personal Attributes: Independence of thought, leadership capabilities, and a civic mindset
  • English Language Proficiency:
    • Valid IELTS or TOEFL scores unless the undergraduate degree was completed in English

Step-by-Step Application Procedure

Follow these steps to apply for the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship:

  1. Apply to a Degree Program at Stanford
  2. Fill Out the Scholarship Application
  3. Attach Your Documents
  4. Submit Your Application Online for 2025 Cohort here

Required Documents for Application Submission:

  • Online scholarship application
  • Academic transcripts
  • Standardized test scores
  • Resume with cover letter
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Study plan essays
  • Video story
  • Personal statement letter
  • Two short-answer responses

Application Deadline: October 9, 2024.

Good luck with your applications!

Zahira Bano

(Associate Editor) Zahira holds a PhD in Cosmetics Surgery and Pharma. She worked with Mashables and some other beauty and wellness blogs. She is also a well-known personality and educationist and has a large number of social following. She also writes on the female empowerment motivational topics in her leisure time. She is also a scholarship winner and mentor for students looking for studying abroad opportunities.

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